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by | January 19, 2018 | 02:34

She said at the end of her leave period she meant to resume "all prime ministerial duties". Ms Ardern said they first knew of the pregancy in mid-October, "but as many couples do in the early stages, we kept it to ourselves". In a press release, Ardern said deputy prime minister Winston Peters will be acting PM for six weeks after the birth of the baby. Ms Ardern made the announcement on her Instagram feed this morning.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:04

At least 260 flights were scrapped and falling roof tiles led to the closure of airport terminals. In neighbouring Belgium, a woman driver reportedly died when her auto was crushed by a tree as she was travelling through a wood in the Grez-Doiceau area, about 35 kilometres south of Brussels.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:32

Stephen Paddock's remains have been cremated, and his brother Eric Paddock claims that authorities have been making it hard to get access to them. The released search warrants also showed police were investigating his girlfriend's social media accounts and she had been named a person of interest shortly after the shooting.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:08

Andrew Weiss, vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said Moscow does not share the depth of U.S. concerns over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs. He cited recent efforts by China to restrict oil and coal supplies to North Korea. Critics question how long the warmer mood can last without any serious discussion on the North's nuclear disarmament.

by | January 19, 2018 | 03:03

The Essential Plan is an optional Obamacare plan available only in NY and Minnesota for low-income people, many of whom make too much money to qualify for Medicaid. Wamhoff added that the state should consider taxing the wealthy more, as many of them will enjoy lowered federal tax rates. Thad Calabrese, a consultant with the Citizens Budget Commission and an associate professor at New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, said a progressive payroll tax would require ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:58

Mansfield did note, however, that the period between April. 30 to May 12 is "an exceptionally busy time on our campus, with numerous activities marking the end of our academic year". An agreement for Spencer to speak at Michigan State was reached on Thursday, reported. Spencer has popularized the term "alt-right" to refer to a fringe movement that's a mix of white nationalist, white supremacist, anti-Semitic and anti-immigration beliefs.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:07

Ronny Jackson , told reporters on Tuesday that the president's overall health is "excellent", despite his unhealthy habits, because he has "incredible genes". "The good part is that, you know, we can build on that pretty easily". The marker for obesity is a BMI of 30, according to the institute. A copy of Trump's NY driver's license obtained by Politico listed Trump's height as 6-foot-2, instead of 6-foot-3; the lower height would put Trump over the obesity threshold.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:23

If they fail, federal agencies would start shutting their doors over the weekend. Martinez, 29, said , "Every day, we're losing status". The plan by House leaders would temporarily finance government agencies through mid-February. The 4th Congressional District seat now held by freshman Rep. Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., will become open to contenders after he announced he will not seek re-election because he has been caught up in a House Ethics Committee investigation into allegations of ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:47

Also killed in the crash were pilot Jamie Coleman Dodd, 57, of Trinidad, Colorado; co-pilot Paul Cobb, 67, of Conroe, Texas; Charles Ryland Burnett, 61, of Houston, Texas. Two other male subjects were alive but in critical condition. The injured passenger was not identified but it expected to survive. At this time the nature of the flight is not known.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:42

The secretary-general noted that United Nations nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, has repeatedly confirmed that Iran is fulfilling its nuclear-related commitments under the deal, it said. "The UN Security Council called on Iran to halt any activity related to nuclear capable ballistic missiles - and this legislation mandates a snapback of all our toughest sanctions if Iran violates that Security Council directive".

by | January 19, 2018 | 00:41

HATAY, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey said on Wednesday it would not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdrew support for a Kurdish-led force there, but Washington denied such plans and said "some people misspoke".

by | January 19, 2018 | 00:50

I've seen people. then they get their new knees when they're 55 years old and they get their new hips and they do all those things. Trump's doctor, however, said that he would be working on a plan to try to cut calories, fats and carbohydrates out of the president's diet "as much as we can".

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:13

Did your crush just read your DM (you'll know because it says "seen" underneath the message) and not respond? It's also useful if you're trying to avoid someone because when they become active you can simply log off and ignore them. This move comes shortly after Instagram launched its standalone messaging app, Direct , which offloads your Insta DMs into a separate app - something that seems created to tear even more users away from Instagram's biggest competitor, Snapchat.

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:07

Did the National Rifle Association take money from a Kremlin-linked Russian banker, in order to support Donald Trump's presidential campaign? The NRA reported spending $55 million on the 2016 elections , $ 30 million of which went toward Trump .

by | January 19, 2018 | 00:17

The warrant was issued in September 2016, shortly before President Donald Trump's election to office, and is over "firearm or ammunition abuse". Gorka had not returned TheDC's request comment at the time of publication. Gorka also refused to comment on the BuzzFeed report. "Once a month, I join my FFL [Federal Firearms License] for a night of full-auto shooting", Gorka told the magazine .

by | January 19, 2018 | 00:02

The fire is still being brought under control, but officials reported no oil spill after testing the water around the tanker, PTI reported. The fire was reported at around 6 PM today. Matiman said the Coast Guard worked tirelessly throughout the night to avert any potential disaster. Read Also 3 killed, 15 hurt in fire at Rashtra Katha Shibir in Rajkot "There was a fire in the crew compartment and efforts are underway to douse it", a Coast Guard official said.

by | January 18, 2018 | 22:55

Tipoff is scheduled for 9:07 (ET) and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. They are 2-0 so far after beating Michigan State on Saturday and Maryland on Monday. MI dominated Nebraska so thoroughly in Lincoln last season that Tim Miles' 91-year-old father called his son earlier this week to express his hope that the Cornhuskers are still mad about it.

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:06

The House votes Thursday on the short-term spending bill . "The government stays open if they want it to stay open and shuts down if they want it to shut down". Rep. Mark Walker, a Greensboro Republican and chairman of the conservative Republican Study Caucus, told reporters Tuesday that the bill was "a crap sandwich with moldy bread".

by | January 18, 2018 | 22:57

In December a year ago, the Attorney General Githu Muigai warned the National Super Alliance (NASA) that swearing in of their leader Raila Odinga was tantamount to treason. It has happened in other countries. "Ask your elected leader whether they have signed this instrument and if they have not, we leave it to the wisdom of wananchi to deal with them politically", ODM communications director Philip Etale said.

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:10

Initially, about 350,000 civilian defense employees were furloughed, according to the Congressional Research Service, but the Pay Our Military Act was eventually interpreted to allow almost all of them to return to work along with various defense contractors.

by | January 18, 2018 | 22:45

One foreign national from Sweden was killed and one rescued while skiing when an avalanche triggered at the global tourist resort in Gulmarg . "Two skiers from Sweden got trapped in it", a police spokesman told Xinhua. Authorities had on Wednesday issued avalanche warning for seven districts of Kashmir. It was not immediately known how the Swedish skiers were allowed to undertake the adventure when an avalanche warning was in force, officials said.

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:58

Tim Murphy (R-Upper St. Clair) held strict socially conservative views , but supported enough liberal economic views that some considered him a moderate. But Trump is not expected to mention Saccone in his remarks. The Pennsylvania special election was called by Gov. Tom Wolf, D, previous year after the abrupt, scandal-fueled fall of the district's Republican congressman, Tim Murphy.

by | January 18, 2018 | 22:37

December 13: A man named Latorrie Beckford was shot dead at an apartment complex. On 15 December, Kris Cameron, 21, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in a field near where Mr Beckford had been killed nearly exactly 48 hours earlier. An officer noticed what appeared to be blood on a porch and confronted Cooksey inside the apartment, where he was placed under arrest. Police were not aware of Cooksey's connection to the other violent crimes until he was in custody, at which time able to ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 00:10

The report also highlights that solar PV costs are expected to halve by 2020. The best solar PV projects could be delivering electricity for an equivalent of three cents per kWh or less within the next two years. committed financing solar projects of over $5 Billion. And despite governments cutting subsidies to renewable energy causes and instead providing significant breaks for fossil fuels, the gap between fossil fuel prices and renewables has closed considerably.

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:40

During a presentation at the Statehouse, members of the Marijuana Advisory Commission also recommended education and prevention programs for young people, along with data collection to measure and track the effects of cannabis legalization on traffic deaths, youth drug use , substance use disorders and criminal activity.

by | January 18, 2018 | 22:33

President Trump's physician, Navy Rear Admiral Dr. Ronny Jackson, told White House reporters that the president scored 30 out of 30 possible points on a cognitive test, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment . Jackson said he hadn't planned to do a cognitive exam on Trump, but the president asked him to conduct "a test, or some type of screen" to assess his abilities.

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:42

Things got emotional on The View today as the ladies spoke with Jorge Garcia , the man who received major media attention this week after he was pulled away from his family and deported to Mexico . He has no criminal record, pays taxes and has long sought legal status, according to his family. "Me not being there for them for who knows how long".

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:04

Ramadoss expressed shock and sadness over the BJP government's swift action to discontinue the subsidy, even after the Supreme Court set the year 2022 as the deadline to withdraw the subsidy in a phased manner. The decision will inconvenience Muslims from poor economic background because they are exclusively depended on subsidy. The Narendra Modi government's decision to scrap the Haj subsidy , in response to a 2012 court order recommending its phase-out, and redirect the money towards ...

by | January 18, 2018 | 21:58

This comes after, reports emerged that the United States had announced its support on Sunday for plans for a "border force" to defend territory held by US-backed, Kurdish-led fighters in northern Syria . Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson . The United States has deployed around 2,000 ground troops to Syria and its warplanes patrol over the east of the country, hunting remnants of IS, which was largely routed from the country previous year.

by | January 18, 2018 | 22:57

Esen and Mr. Kinsman, and we believe he is responsible for the deaths of other men who have yet to be identified", Det. "We believe he is responsible for the deaths of Kinsman and Esen", Det. Kinsman was as last seen near Parliament and Winchester Sts. on June 26, 2017, while Esen was last seen near Yonge and Bloor Sts. He said that is what the evidence suggested to police at the time.

by | January 18, 2018 | 21:50

The snow stopped falling at about 4 a.m., a VDOT spokeswoman said, noting highway department crews have been treating the roads since before the storm arrived Wednesday. VDOT in Southwest Virginia is reporting scattered snow and ice patches this morning along Interstate 81 in Washington, Smyth and Wythe counties. As with in Virginia, many secondary roads remain snow covered as well.

by | January 18, 2018 | 21:28

Richard PenceThe House needs to help patients from being victimized by antiquated technology 'The Wire" star: "I'd prefer a President Pence because he's a "simpleton and a puppet' Trump looks to steer United Nations effort on Afghanistan, with McMaster and Haley at the helm MORE , the same Mike Pence that funded gay conversion therapy? ".

by | January 18, 2018 | 21:42

It's fun to fantasize about who our next president could be, but we really don't know if Biden will be on the ballot two years from now. They are arguing that Trump is obese and has managed to hide that fact. Regarding worldwide affairs, the Trump administration has been able to make major changes in U.S. foreign policy without suffering heavy costs. For example, I don't believe that the president* weighs 239 pounds, or that his resting heart rate is 68.

by | January 18, 2018 | 21:33

Advocacy group Human Rights Watch said populist policies in the USA moved the country backwards in 2017. HRW Executive Director Kenneth Roth singled out U.S. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for states and citizens to resist the challenges of what it calls "populist demagogues". In the US "civic groups, journalists, lawyers, judges, many members of the public, and sometimes even elected members of Trump's own party" had reacted against what it said was the President's "regressive" ...

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:06

The only thing that is clear is that the four judges and Chief Justice Dipak Mishra, against whom their allegations were directed, are having a dialogue between themselves and no side has closed the doors for resolution. In a post on Twitter on Wednesday morning, Trump wrote, "It just shows everyone how broken and unfair our Court System is when the opposing side in a case (such as DACA ) always runs to the 9th Circuit and nearly always wins before being reversed by higher courts".